Get jitters with the critters

For hairy, but not too scary, Halloween fun, families can trick-or-treat themselves to a trip to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo for a special October half-term event, Boo at the Zoo.

Boo at the Zoo
From Saturday 19 to Thursday 31 October 2019, the Zoo’s animals and visitors will be celebrating all things spooky, with a fang-tastic day out for the whole family to enjoy.

Fearless families can head to Ghoul School, where they can create devilishly delicious treats for the Zoo’s animals to enjoy, as well as making Creepy Crafts and Menacing Masks. They can also carve their own Petrifying Pumpkins, as well as transform into black cats, spiders and other Halloween creatures with the help of the Zoo’s Fearsome Face Painters

Animal-lovers will enjoy the terrifying talks and devilish demonstrations that are sure to amaze even the cleverest little monsters. Little ogres can also try to match animals to their foul creations in the fun-filled game Poo at the Zoo

Courageous kids can get behind the wheel of a Mini-Safari car to drive their way through the Extinct Species Graveyard and see if they can race to the end before another species becomes under threat.

At the end of each day, spirited youngsters can boogie away their last drops of energy disco dancing at the Pumpkin Party, and then settle down for a monstrously good tale at Boo at the Zoo Storytime.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo is dead set to be a spooktacular day out. Join in the fun from Saturday 19 to Thursday 31 October, and book your zoo tickets online

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